The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries has said it will strive to earn an export value of aquatic products of US$8.5 billion this year, up 1.2% annually.
Unsafe food is still widespread in the domestic market, causing concern among consumers, according to experts.
Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to set up 10 safe farm produce markets that will open every weekend to bring together producers and buyers of clean agricultural products.
VOV.VN - Organic agriculture and environmentally friendly farming are a global trend. The world has approximately 43 million ha of organic farm land and the estimated global market for organic food is around US$80 billion.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Hanoi investment, trade, and tourism promotion agency on December 25 held a seminar to boost ties among producers, distributors and consumers in agriculture.
Rice products will be certified under the “Vietnam Rice” national brand if they are produced in accordance with VietGAP or GlobalGAP standards - good agricultural practices to produce clean and safe farm products.
TCC Group (Thailand) unveiled on December 13 its MM Mega Market Thang Long in Hanoi, marking the next step in transforming Metro Cash & Carry Vietnam (Metro Vietnam) to MM Mega Market Vietnam as announced earlier this year.
In future the revised project on vocational training for rural labourers will be based on demands from enterprises.
High-quality agricultural products and handicrafts will be showcased at nearly 200 pavilions in a trade fair in Hanoi from December 19-25.
The Mekong Delta province of Long An, which produces about 215,000 tonnes of dragon fruit every year, is aiming to increase its exports of the fruit by using state-of-the-art technology to develop 2,000ha of new growing land in Chau Thanh district.
The Association of Food Transparency (AFT) made its debut in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22 with the aim of connecting responsible players in the food production chain for the benefit of society and the environment.
Quang Chau orange in the northern province of Hung Yen was declared a collective trademark on November 21 by the National Office of Intellectual Properly under the Ministry of Science and Technology.
“Dinh Vuong Pham” tea manufactured by Tan Cuong Hoang Binh Tea JSC has won overall award in the North America international specialty tea competition held in the US state of Arizona from August 2017.
Vietnam’s tea exports are forecast to increase in both volume and value in the remaining months of 2017 due to growing global demand and limited supply.
Hanoi needs to intensify food safety inspections and investigations, as well as promote the safe cultivation of raw materials and agricultural products, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
A conference discussing ways to expand the area of dragon fruit meeting Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practice (VietGAP) standards in the central Binh Thuan province was held in the locality on July 21.
Improving the quality of exports is the top requirement that Vietnamese manufacturers must meet in order to have their goods accepted by foreign supermarket chains.
The fifth seeds exhibition opened on June 22 in HCM City with over 350 booths set up by business groups, research institutes, schools, farms, co-operatives and businesses from around the country.
VOV.VN - An agriculture fair featuring produce farmed in compliance with VietGap and GlobalGap standards sponsored by the Department of Agriculture opened today (June 22) in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - China remains a traditional and important market for Vietnamese lychees, according to the Bac Giang provincial Department of Industry and Trade.